Bachelor of Science

Cell Biology and Genomics


Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Unit set code



This major sequence provides an introduction to the nature of genes, genomes and the molecular and biochemical basis of cells, including their physiological properties, development, function and interaction with their environment. You will also learn about DNA sequencing and analysis and how an understanding of genomics relates to human health and wellbeing, the environment, biodiversity management and food production systems. Students will also learn about the molecular basis of disease.


SLE212Biochemistry ^

SLE254Genetics and Genomics

HMM202Molecular Diagnostics

SLE357Advanced Cell Biology

SLE339Human Genetics and Genomics

SLE340Genomes and Bioinformatics

^ prerequisite unit applies (SLE155 Chemistry for the Professional Sciences)